Traditional Polish pierogi.
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Question 1 of 10 Score: 0

Pierogi are what country's version of dumplings?

Pierogi are filled dumplings originating in Poland, stuffed with either savory or sweet fillings like potato, cheese and jam.

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Israeli couscous with vegetables, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and parsley.
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Question 2 of 10 Score: 0

Ptitim, a form of pasta, is better known by what name?

Israeli couscous is a popular pasta in its home country and beyond, used in all manner of recipes, from salads to soups.

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Tiramisu
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Question 3 of 10 Score: 0

The origin of tiramisu dates back to the 1960s in what Italian city?

Most accounts of the origin of tiramisu date its invention to the 1960s in the region of Veneto, Italy, at the restaurant Le Beccherie in Treviso.

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Mug of matcha
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Question 4 of 10 Score: 0

Matcha is a form of green tea originating in what country?

Matcha is a powdered tea that has Japanese origins, and it's become a darling of the wellness movement for good reason: it's loaded with antioxidants.

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sabich
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Question 5 of 10 Score: 0

The sabich was brought to Israel from what country in the 1940s and ‘50s:

Sabich is an old-country tradition turned popular Israeli street food. It was originally brought to Israel from Iraq.

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spinach polenta
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Question 6 of 10 Score: 0

Polenta is a staple of what region of Italy?

Polenta is a dish of boiled cornmeal that was, in ancient northern Italy, associated with lower classes. It's now eaten by all.

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Tzatziki sauce with pita
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Question 7 of 10 Score: 0

Tzatziki sauce is a dill-based dip originating in what country?

This Greek favorite dates back to the 18th-century Ottoman Empire. Now, it tastes great with falafel, gyros and a number of other Mediterranean dishes.

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vegan italian wedding soup
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Question 8 of 10 Score: 0

What's the meaning behind the 'wedding' in Italian wedding soup?

The term "wedding soup" comes from the Italian phrase "minestra maritata" ("married soup"), referring to the flavor produced by the "marriage" of greens and meat.

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Silan sauce
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Question 9 of 10 Score: 0

Silan is a Mediterranean-style sweetener made from what fruit?

This very sweet fruit syrup extracted from dates has been widely used in North African and Mediterranean cooking for decades. In Israel, it's known as silan.

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Naan bread is commonly served in Indian restaurants as an appetizer.
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Question 10 of 10 Score: 0

This type of Indian bread resembles pita but is made with buttermilk:

Naan bread is commonly served in Indian restaurants as an appetizer.

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Israeli food includes hummus, falafel and other Mediterranean staples.
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